Gustavo Chacin is 8-5 with a 1.42
whip and 3.81 ERA with
Grady Sizemore is starting, playing CF and leading off for the Indians. He’s been on a bit of a cold streak the last 7-10 games but is hitting .283, with 7 Triples, 11 SBs and a great glove. Superstar is written all over this young player.
David Wright has been hot since the All-Star break. He had a 2 homer game this week versus the Braves and hit one out last night (#14). Wright is hitting .286 with 14 homers, 47 RBI, 22 2Bs and 7 SBs. He’s one of the young and coming players in baseball.
Ryan Church, while battling injuries, is just off the DL and hitting .321 with a .376 OBP in 156 Abs.
Dan Johnson was called up with the A’s and has been starting
at 1b during
Lance Niekro has been getting a fair amount of playing time for the Giants in place of JT Snow and is doing well. He’s hitting .292 with 10 homers so far and an .866 OBPS.
The rebuilding process will continue to take some time but the building blocks look to be in place. With some salary relief coming next year, the Quakes will continue to look forward to adding young talent.